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captioning sponsored by macneil/lehrer productions >> brown: large parts of new jersey were in ruins today, as it became clear the state bore the brunt of the storm from its coastline to the new york suburbs. good evening, i'm jeffrey brown. >> woodruff: and i'm judy woodruff. on the "newshour" tonight: we get the latest on rescue and recovery efforts in the northeast. plus, hari sreenivasan reports from lower manhattan where shuttered businesses are facing mounting losses. >> brown: then, after a pause from the storm. it was game back-on for the presidential candidates with five days to go before election day. we get an update. >> we know what change looks like. and what the governor's offering sure ain't change. >> we need a president who understands business, and i do. that's why i will be able to get this economy going. >> woodruff: we have two takes on the battle for the u.s. senate, beginning with the big money being spent in the most competitive races. we talk with npr's tamara keith. >> brown: and from arizona, we have the story of a former surgeon general challengin
standstill. good evening. i'm judy woodruff. >> brown: and i'm jeffrey brown. on the newshour tonight, with the final data before election day now out, we look at the overall jobs picture in america, and how the candidates are and are not addressing it. >> woodruff: then, long gas lines, continuing power outages, and massive cleanup efforts in the northeast. ray suarez updates the slow climb back after the storm. >> brown: ordinary citizens, some of them school children, caught in the crossfire in syria's war. margaret warner has our report. >> as syrian rebels expand the areas they control, the assad regime has turned to long-range artillery and air attacks to hit the opposition and civilians as well. >> woodruff: we have a "battleground" dispatch from iowa, where immigration is rarely mentioned by the candidates, but is on the minds of voters. >> although latinos make up only 5% of iowa's population, their numbers have increased by 110% over the last ten years. >> brown: plus mark shields and david brooks analyze the week's news. >> woodruff: that's all ahead on tonight's newshour.
candidates are focusing most of their attention in the final days on the buckeye state. sherrod brown is also fighting to hold his seat. we'll talk to him about the situation in ohio. >>> control of the united states busy in here. yeah. progressive mobile is... [ "everybody have fun tonight" plays ] really catching on! people can do it all! get a quote, buy and manage your policy! -[ music stops ] -it's great! well, what's with the... -[ music resumes ] -music? ♪ have fun tonight dude. getting a car insurance quote. i'll let it go to voicemail. [ clears throat ] ♪ everybody wang chung tonight ♪ putting it on vibrate. [ cell phone vibrates ] -[ loud vibrating ] -it'll pass. [ vibrating continues ] our giant store and your little phone. that's progressive mobile. >>> we've got some new polls as we enter the final week of the campaign. in ohio a brand new cnn poll shows president obama with a 3-point lead over mitt romney, but it is the all-important 50% marker, so it's 50%/47%. good for obama. in new hampshire a new poll from new england college finds president obama with a 6-point lead.
the final days on the buckeye state. sherrod brown is also fighting to hod his seat. we'll talk to him about the situation in ohio. >>> control of the united states senate is on the line we all know that. and missouri's senator claire mccaskill is one of the most closely watched races. her opponent is, of course, todd akin. can she keep the man who separates out legitimate rape out of the senate? we'll ask her a little later. >>> also, the president's response to the devastation caused by sandy earned him praise by governor chris christie and other east coast leaders. 78% of americans also think he did a good or excellent job dealing with the storm. could the storm be the pivotal moment, the black swan in the race? >>> let me finish with the bottom line on this election eve and i ask this to everybody, fair question, is obama a good president? think about it. this is "hardball," the place for politics. >>> we've got some new polls as we enter the final week of the complain. in ohio a brand new cnn poll shows president obama with a three-point lead over mitt romney, but is it the all-importan
senator scott brown and lelizabeth warren tie in the senate race. that's according to a new "the boston globe" poll. how hrz urricane sandy is affecg the final face-off. here's a look at the presidential polls. it's neck and neck with president obama at 47% and governor romney according to the real clear national average at 48%. ♪ [ watch ticking ] [ engine revs ] come in. ♪ got the coffee. that was fast. we're outta here. ♪ [ engine revs ] ♪ "what do you want from a medicare plan?" i just want a company that helps me get the most out of my healthcare. i want it to be simple. one plan. one card to carry. i want lower copays... and i want my drugs covered. [ male announcer ] say "hello" to more of what you want with unitedhealthcare and our all-in-one medicare advantage plans, including aarp medicarecomplete plans, insured through unitedhealthcare. one, simple plan could give you hospital and doctor coverage with prescription drug benefits and more, like vision and hearing, all with monthly premiums as low as zero-dollars. oh, and i want to spend less on prescriptions. [ male ann
to be with us. i'm terrell brown. we begin with sandy, no longer a hurricane. she's now a post-tropical cyclone. still doing damage as she moves inland. so far the mega storm has killed 16 people in seven states. an estimated 5.7 million people are without power and it could become one of the most expensive natural disasters in u.s. history, with damages running between $10 and $20 billion. here in new york last night, amateur video caught a massive explosion at con edison substation. the blast knocked out power to tens of thousands in lower manhattan. randall pinkston has more. >> reporter: sandy roared ashore south of atlantic city, new jersey, monday evening, packing sustained wind of 80 mile an hour with gusts over 100 miles an hour. the storm blew out windows and flooded streets up and down the east coast. storm cut electricity to more than 2 million homes and businesses. this is video of a power substation exploding in new york. >> we knew that this was going to be a very dangerous storm. the storm has met our expectations. >> reporter: new york city is all but shut down. the powerful sto
out for me, we'll win brown county again! we'll win wisconsin again! we'll win this election! and together, we'll renew those bonds and reaffirm that spirit that makes the united states of america the greatest nation on earth. thank you, wisconsin. get out there and vote! thank you. god bless. >> that was president obama in green bay, wisconsin speaking at his first campaign event since putting his political schedule on hold to deal with hurricane sandy. obama's traveling to las vegas and then on to colorado. governor romney, meanwhile, is in virginia today, after several days of softened language and tempered criticism. today, romney decided he was done playing mr. nice guy. >> the president's proposal in a setting like this is to continue on the same road. he -- he has the campaign slogan which is forward. i saw the signs out front. forward. i think forewarned is a better word. >> meanwhile, much of the eastern seaboard from new jersey to connecticut remains a disaster area as the cleanup continues after hurricane sandy. according to the a.p., the storm is responsible for t
. >> kaine. >> kaine. that is 8 for kaine. >> massachusetts -- elizabeth warren r. scott brown? >> warren. >> i think warren. >> sharon brown and lh. >> casey in pennsylvania. >> kerrey in nebraska, which nobody would have predicted -- >> kerrey the democrat. medal of honor winner. >> he has the endorsement of chuck hagel and alan simpson, both serious republican leaders in their day in the senate. >> it is close in the poll. chris murphy wins in connecticut. linda mcmahon's second race, millions of dollars. joe donnelly in indiana and not against mourdock. -- hanging on against mourdock. jon tester in montana absolute dead heat. heidekamp in north dakota, r an a tour of the campaign, even with the republican -- think.ill is close, i >> do you see much ticket splitting? a vote for obama or romney and then vote for republican or democrat for the senate? >> i think we are a more polarized nation. >> ticket splitting would be good because there is an interesting theory that it would be helpful to romney if the democrats kept control of the senate by a vote or two because it would allow romne
state senator nina turner, also with us tonight is judith brown dianis, the co-director of the advancement project. judith, let me ask you first, what is the biggest threat at the polls as you see it right now? >> sure. well, thanks for having me, ed. we have moved from politicians who have tried to manipulate the laws to restrict the vote to now these partisan operatives. you know, in ohio you have husted, the secretary of state, who has been on a relentless effort to restrict the vote, who now admits there has been a glitch in the computer system. 33,000 people who registered have not found themselves on the rolls and cannot get their absentee ballots. it is a glitch. then you have true the vote, organizations that say that they're about election integrity who are preparing to challenge the eligibility of voters at the polls because they say it is about election integrity. and, in fact, if it is about election integrity, they should go to ohio and protest outside of husted's house. that's not what it is about. they're trying to make sure the people who turned
was that guys name? michael brown. >> it was brown. >> brownie. >> alba was the other guy. michael brown, you're doing a great job brownie. a guy from the arabian horse ration association and put him on charge showing how much focus he had on this kind of disaster situation. >> he turned it into a patronage job and republicans like to claim democrats basically use government for patronage but george wumplt bush famously took almost federal agency as a place to park executives. when he put michael brown into fema it was a slap in the face to the notion that the federal government's job is to step in and help people with disasters. he thought anybody could do it. >> thank you, david corn, and thank you, joy. in all seriousness, this is a serious situation, but this brings up the serious decisions the voters have to make. i think we need a federal rogue. coming up, we will continue to track hurricane sandy it bears down. we'll watch the pictures as they occur. we'll talk to the weather channel's jim cantore down in lower manhattan where there's a lot going on with the high storm surge expected t
brown, the incumbent republic senator and elizabeth warren, the liberal democratic challenger. you have the race to warren by 7, the "boston globe" polling in the same period of time just about the same likely voters has it tied. you say. >> we have been different before. suffolk has been different than the conventional polling. i stick by the number. i think what you are see is that in this poll scott brown independent women from moved from brown to warren. union households from moved from brown to warren. we picked that up between the september poll and the october poll. massachusetts has never elected a woman to u.s. senate in the history of the commonwealth and next tuesday you may see her become elected. >> bill: if your poll is right certainly you have got her up by seven. fascinating. as you move along this evening. bernie goldberg thoughts on how the play out. >> bill: correspondents in the field assessing the hurricane situation all over the northeast. we hope you stay tuned to those reports. look, if you have copd like me, you know it can be hard to breathe, and how that feels
guy in particular who never recovered was senator scott brown in massachusetts. we are getting the feeling that mid september when the video came out was the last moment in which he was tied with democrat elizabeth warren. now most republicans in massachusetts and d.c. think that brown is probably not coming back next year. host: i want to go back to the "washington times" the game changes they said to watch out for in the coming six days. former oakland -- former president bill clinton was there yesterday. guest: remember back in the 1984 race, they still stuck with mondale in minnesota. a competing series about why the two campaigns are suddenly advertising in places like pennsylvania, michigan, and minnesota. the romney campaign argument is the map is expanding, polls are closing, and republicans have a real shot at winning all three of these states en route to a big electoral votes been. the democrats say this is a desperate move and they are trying to get 270 a little votes in a hail mary pass manner, using minnesota, pennsylvania, and michigan, because they're not going t
and bridges throughout the region remain closed this morning. joining me now is anthony brown. lieutenant governor brown, thanks for coming on this morning. give me an assessment, where do things stand in the state of maryland of power outages, bridges closed, open, et cetera. what can you tell me? >> okay. i think the worst of wind and rain is behind us. and while we continue on life safety operations and the continuation of government operations. right now maryland is recovering. so we've opened up all of our bridges except for the bay bridge. that should be open later this morning. we have one evacuation in the eastern shore of residents in apartments and homes, we've got a swift water team down there and a building rescue and evacuation team down there. that one's pretty much under control. we've got about 320,000 homes and businesses without power. that's down from a high of about 360,000. so we are -- we are in a recovery mode, and with the wind and the rain, you know, the heaviest behind us, crews are out there restoring power, doing the assessment in our communities, and recovery
a new suffolk poll shows elizabeth warren with a seven-point lead over scott brown. it's warren, 53%. a powerful number. brown, 46%. but a new boston globe poll has the race still tied 47-47. in ohio a new cincinnati enquirer poll has democratic senator sherrod brown up over josh mandel by 4%. a sunshine state news poll has bill nelson leading connie mack by five. too close for that one, 49%, 44%. we'll be right back. [ male announcer ] you are a business pro. governor of getting it done. you know how to dance... with a deadline. and you...rent from national. because only national lets you choose any car in the aisle... and go. you can even take a full-size or above, and still pay the mid-size price. this is awesome. [ male announcer ] yes, it is, business pro. yes, it is. go national. go like a pro. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 at schwab, we're committed to offering you tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 low-cost investment options-- tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 like our exchange traded funds, or etfs tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 which now have the lowest tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 operating expenses tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 in
scott brown. it's warren, 53%. a powerful number. brown, 46%. but a new "boston globe" poll has the race still tied 47-47. in ohio a new "cincinnati enquirer" poll has democratic senator sherrod brown up over josh mandel by 4%. 51/47. boy, that's tight. a sunshine state news poll has democratic senator bill nelson leading connie mack by five. too close for that one, 49%/44%. we'll be right back. >>> we're back. four years ago susan eisenhower, the granddaughter of dwight eisenhower endorsed president obama and spoke during the democratic national convention. now she's making the case in president obama's reelection. the challenger mitt romney says, "as a result of this campaign i am more confused than ever about what mitt romney stands for. i know little of his core beliefs if he has any. no one seems to agree on what they are and that's why i don't want to take a chance on finding out." i love the way you put that. is there any belief to determine he will last? he's the cellophane man. is there anything beneath the tie and shirt. is there any belief to determine that will last beyond th
. in massachusetts, the fourth and final debate between senate candidates elizabeth warren and brown canceled because of sandy and they would like to reschedule but brown told reporters they've already had three debates and his campaign was very, very businey at the e of the campaign. finally democrats are leading in the flo/va races. in ohio, brown holds the lead. it seems like a big lead. maybe bigger than what most people think. tim kaine and george allen, kaine at 50% and allen at 46%. new york mayor michael bloomberg doing something he's done before, more sim l bawlic today, ringing the opening bell on wall street after two days of being off, the financial markets are reopeni reopening. the first time weather had closed the markets for two con second it tiff days since a blizzard back in 1888. all right, becky, what do we expect today in the market? is there going to be pent-up rae action to a whole bunch of other stuff that's not sandy related? sandy is going to have some people trading on that. oh, by the way, isn't there some jobs -- don't we get the ad coming out? >> adp is tomorrow. they pu
of losing money. >> jennifer: right. so yesterday former fema director michael brown criticized president obama for responding to sandy too quickly. this is brownie having done a heck of a job. today, abc news political correspondent jonathan karl tweeted this picture of people holding up cans next to a shirt that says -- at the romney relief rally next to a shirt that says obama you're fired. obama, you're fired and here are your cans. it makes us wonder do you think -- maybe not mitt romney but some in his crew might be politicizing this a little bit? >> you know, i think this should be politicized. the whole point of this election is to find out who should run the federal government? and the government has certain responsibilities mox them is the welfare of the american people. so this incident is an absolute -- i think critical case study in what government should be like and that should be discussed in presidential elections. let's compare. let's compare brownie. heck of a job. let's see the job he did with bu
brown who was the former -- i just had to read this out, because i was just blown away. michael brown who was the former commissioner of judges and stewards for the international arabian horse association, that's who headed fema. clinton was the first -- was the first president to allocate the fema head who actually had experience -- >> disaster. >> -- disaster management. it's not political. it's about poverty. it's about race. and when we think about disaster preparedness as well as recovery, the ways in which these two americas break down, you see that again and again and again. >> it's also i think the other point here is that it's something that will happen i think often is people on the left we get into this defensive crouch around the role of government and so we defend the states' actions in the abstract, but if you talk to lefty activist who are part of common ground and katrina it was government bureaucracy who was their enemy. and folks on staten island are frustrated and angry and feeling they're not getting enough attention, the target of that anger is the government bure
did not appear to be life-threatening. the action did happen brown--on west eighth street. the driver did stop and walk right with police police across the bay area took part in operation boo. that is to check up on a registered sex offenders on halloween night. officers made to the offenders were following strict guidelines to keep kids safe. sex offenders are not allowed to leave their homes from 5:00 p.m. uare not to pass out candy. they cannot work costumes or decorate their homes. if they do leave the gps track for they are wearing will notify paul officers of their whereabouts. >> we keep track to make sure the kids are safe from that is why we target the most high-risk sex offenders that have child victims. >> 40 agent say there were no arrests during operation boo last night. >> the castro neighborhood had a problem with gang violence several years ago during their annual halloween party. that event was counsel in 2007 after several people were shot. >> last night things for p peaceful as people celebrated halloween. >> i am waiting for my call from the casino in tupelo i may
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on tuesday. steve brown is live for us in mansfield, ohio, with the latest. hi, steve. >> hi there. yes, ohio presidential campaigns, it could be argued or split into two halves. election day, the second half. leading up to that, about getting folks to vote early, that's the first half. and that's the strength of the obama campaign. by aklimmation, it's expected obama will go into election day here in ohio with an edge. the question is, how great an edge? why the emphasis on early voting? essentially for every supporter you get to the polls, that means your concentration of resource social security working on a smaller universe of potential voters to try and influence. so in their view, it is a more efficient way of getting folks to the polls and a winning formula. they brought in people to provide a little bit of motivation, if you will. the afl-cio president, richard trumka, obama ally, was talking to unionized folks about their interest or their -- what's in their best interest in getting this president reelected is that the top of trumka's list and he was stealing from the president's own
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